Sunday December 05, 1976
US date format: 12/5/1976, UK date format: 5/12/1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Amy Acker and Xavier Garbajosa.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
The Pink Panther Strikes Again, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 05, 1976?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
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- Buffalo Bill's OJ Simpson rushes 203 yards.
- The United Nations General Assembly adopts Pakistan's resolution on security of non-Nuclear States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 05, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- KISS - Beth
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
- Firefall - You Are The Woman
Top #8 songs in the UK
Sport Games on December 05, 1976
- Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 45
- Chicago Bears - Seattle Seahawks : 34 - 7
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 26 - 7
- Detroit Lions - New York Giants : 10 - 24
- Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 9 - 20
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 05If December 05, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 05, 1976?
On December 05, 1976 several famous people were born including, Amy Acker, Xavier Garbajosa, Sachiko Kokubu.
What was the number one song in December 05, 1976?
The number one song in the week of December 05, 1976 was Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy in UK.
What were the top hits on December 05, 1976?
The top hits on December 05, 1976 were Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart, The Rubberband Man by Spinners, Love So Right by Bee Gees in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy, Mississippi by Pussycat, If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in UK.